Renewable Energy

New and analysis of the rise of Renewable Energy resources, which has a significant impact on the performance and reliability of electricity grids. The integration of renewable energy into electric power systems around the world is a major trend as they must connect to existing transmission grids at a range of voltage levels. Renewable Energy resources include solar, wind power, hydroelectric energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, biomass, geothermal power and other forms of energy such as tides and hot hydrogen fusion.

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Welsh tidal project awarded €14.9 million in EU funding

A Welsh tidal energy project by ocean energy technology company Minesto has been granted 14.9 million in government funding for the second phase of the project.
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Total inaugurates 2nd solar power plant in Japan

Total started up commercial operation of its second solar power plant in Japan.
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Factors behind 9% growth of global tilt solar pv market

Technavio forecasts the global fixed tilt solar PV market to record a 9% growth over the next five years.
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DEWA partners with Chinese firm on 100MW solar project

DEWA has partnered with Etihad Energy Services and ZNshine PV tech to deploy a 100MW solar project.
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New York adds $5 million towards grid modernisation

The New York state government has issued $5 million in funding to improve the resiliency of its grid network.
Clean Energy Innovation

Bill Gates, EU Commission launch €100 million clean energy innovation fund

A new €100 million clean energy investment fund has been launched by Breakthrough Energy Ventures, led by Bill Gates, the European Commission and European Investment Bank (EIB).
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First Solar to power Facebook’s Eagle Mountain site

Facebook has signed a power purchase agreement with US-based First Solar, for power generated from its 122 MW Cove Mountain 2 photovoltaic plant in Utah.
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Seattle launches its cleanest waste management fleet

Seattle Public Utilities has partnered with environmental services provider Waste Management to launch a new green fleet of recycling, compost and garbage trucks.
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The cost for renewables decreases to a record low – report

The International Renewable Energy Agency has issued a new report discussing the renewable power market and climate change.
UK Energy efficiency

Tesco saves £37 million through energy efficiency

UK national retail chain Tesco, has announced that energy efficiency initiatives have yielded £37 million in savings over the last two years, as per the company’s annual report.

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